Toronto Professional Airbnb Managers

Kevin Makra

Founder & Head of Hospitality

Kevin is a graduate from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. He has been an entrepreneur since graduating and written several books to help job seekers in Canada. He went on to forming his own book publishing and online media company. He recognized this opportunity after helping a friend, who lives overseas, rent out his place on Airbnb.

Brad Edelson

Co-Owner & Head of Operations

Brad graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in commercial business with a specialization in tourism. He has over 10 years of management experience in operations across a wide range of organizations. His passion has always been in entrepreneurship, along with travel and tourism. As a traveler Brad has over 200 stamps in his passport and truly understands the meaning of “home away from home”.

Meghan Barron

Lead Hospitality Pro

Meghan is an upbeat, energetic, and hard working individual who holds her BA in English and Theatre and Drama Studies from the University of Toronto.

As an A-Type personality, she has over 5 years experience managing and organizing in a variety of industries. Meghan understands that value of good vacationing experiences, and is a devoted to making sure your guests have a five star experience no matter how long their stay.

Mark Lesiw

Technology Director

Mark has been working in software for over 15 years including the most recent 5 in web-based SaaS solutions.

He has travelled to over 25 countries and is an AirBnB property owner in Costa Rica. Mark enjoys all things technology including web design, programming and software development. Mark has created a speciality software used by Host Services Group that allows for quicker communication between guests, hosts and owners.

Wendy Willard

Head of Housekeeping

Wendy holds a degrees from University of California in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Wendy has spent much of the past 10 years traveling through the United States, Canada and South America staying in Airbnb. Wendy is passionate about making sure properties are cleaned and ready for guests to make sure everyone has the perfect stay!

Dora Scharf

Check-In and Check-Out, Hospitality Pro

Dora holds degrees from McGill University and the University of Ottawa, and a Master’s of Social Justice Education at the University of Toronto.

Dora has spent the last decade traveling through the United States and Europe, that coupled with a background in communications and education, means that Dora is passionate about meeting new people and trying new things!

Bryan Gardhouse

Maintenance Manager

Bryan graduated from the Business Marketing program at Fanshawe College in 2008 and soon after began a career in the travel and tourism industry.

Spending the better part of 6 years guiding international travellers on backpacking adventures all over eastern and western Canada. From the little surf town of Tofino on Vancouver Island to the rocky shores of Halifax Nova Scotia, Bryan has seen it all. After hanging up his backpack Bryan settled in to a variety of customer service rolls in the Toronto area until an opportunity to reignite his passion for helping travellers with Host Services Group. Bryan enjoys home repairs and working with his hands on a wide range of property matters.

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